Mr. Gavriel Meron
Chairman & CEO, HyGleaCare
Gavriel Meron is one of Israel's top Medical Devices pioneers and the founder of Given Imaging which he led from an idea stage to an IPO and to over a billion dollars valuation. Mr. Meron will be presenting his new venture - HyGIeaCare.
Gavriel (Gabi) brings over 40 years of leadership experience to HyGIeaCare®, with 18 years of experience in the gastroenterology market.
In 1998 Gabi founded Given Imaging Ltd., and served as President and CEO till 2006. Prior to that, Mr. Meron held executive positions, including: CEO of APPLItec Ltd., 1996 – 1997; General Manager and COO of Optibase Ltd. (Nasdaq: OBAS),1994 – 1995; CFO of InterPharm Laboratories Ltd. (NASDAQ: IPLLF), 1988 – 1993; VP Finance and Administration of Numax Electronics Inc., Hauppauge, NY, 1985 – 1987; Head of Corporate Budgets for the Tadiran Group,1983 - 1985; Officer in the Israel Defense Forces General Headquarters, retired Major - 1973 – 1983.
Gabi has an M.B.A. from the Recanati School of Business, Tel Aviv University (1979) and a B.A. in Economics and Statistics from the Hebrew University, Jerusalem (1973).